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Homemade Hummus

Have you ever tried Hummus? It’s kind of a trendy thing in the food world lately. It originated in the Middle East and is typically used as a dip or spread for pita bread. It’s made from cooked, mashed chic peas and then combined with just a touch of olive oil, garlic and seasonings.  My family and […]

Fabulous Chocolate Recipes!!!

  Today. Let’s take a  bit of time and just feast our eyes upon some beautiful luxurious chocolate. Because Valentines Day is upon us and it’s as good a reason as any to buy some chocolate or make something with chocolate and most definitely to EAT something with chocolate in it. That is, if chocolate is your […]

German Apple Pancakes

  A couple of weeks ago some friends came to stay with me at Bear Lake. We laughed and played and visited and ate some fabulous food. My friend Pam made some amazing German Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup for us to feast our selves upon. Good glory they were good! I told them all that I […]

Cinnamon Syrup

The deliciousness of this Cinnamon Syrup is truly beyond words. It would beat Mrs. Butterworths in a syrup boxing match…like in the first round. This is not a joke.  The flavors of cinnamon and sugar are combined into a silky syrup that would knock these Wonderful Waffles, Oatmeal Pancakes or Apple Wheat Pancakes off the ever […]

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

Before I tell you all about this loaded, flavorful, heavenly side dish of wonder… I would like to share with you something my kids and I have been enjoying lately. Because this blog is about sharing, you know. Sharing food, sharing a laugh or two, sharing a bit of inspiration, over sharing about my chubby hip size, […]

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling

Well, dear readers, the month of Love is upon us. Love and Kisses and Valentines Day. Which are all a wonderful reason to make Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies. (You can actually make them any time during the year…just wanted to clarify. Christmas, The Fourth Of July, My Birthday, Your Birthday or especially on Any Old Boring Day.) […]

February Menu Plan 2013

Zuppa Toscana and Olive Garden Breadsticks, Grandpa Mark’s Meatloaf, Italian Cream Cheese Chicken, Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Chicken Stuffed Crescent Rolls, Almond Butter Sugar Cookies, Chewy Brownie and White Chocolate Strawberry Mini Trifles, Easy Grilled Garlic Bread Hello there, everyone. February has dawned it’s lovely face and we are met with with yet another month full of […]

Pepperoni Pizza Party Dip

Well, Super Bowl Weekend is upon us ladies and gentlemen. I know that means a great deal to some of you, and to others a little less. 🙂 Weather you have plans to make a large table full of scrumptious food or are gearing up to kick back and relax, this Pepperoni Pizza Party Dip could be […]

Chewy Brownie and White Chocolate Strawberry Mini Trifles

Every year around Valentines Day my little family and I have a fun dinner together. We eat something simple (like Papa Murphy’s Pizza!), I decorate the table all fun and valentines-ie, and then we take turns telling each person something we love about him or her. It’s a fun tradition we have done for about the […]

Southwest Cheddar Cheese Soup

Those of you who have read my blog for a while now, know that I have twin boys who started kindergarten this year.  Those of you who have had children in kindergarten most assuredly know that it is the most darling of all the grades. Am I right? There is just something so endearing about cute […]